Around Campus

Flower Show Features "On the Dutch Waterways"

The Annual Spring Flower Show at MHC Botanic Garden will begin Saturday, March 4, and run through Sunday, March 19, in the Talcott Greenhouse.

Professor Discusses the Lobbying Scandal

Politics professor Douglas Amy explored how money equals influence for powerful interests in a February 12 op-ed in the Sunday Republican.
Johannes Cornelisz Verspronck (Dutch, circa 1606-1662) Portrait of a Gentleman, MHC Art Museum

Rare Paintings Unveiled at MHC

The college's recent acquisition of two unusual Dutch paintings coincides with the opening of GoDutch!, a region-wide celebration of Dutch culture.
Coal miners

Event to Address Mining Tragedies

"Un/Natural Intervention: Changed Lands and Transformed Lives," a panel discussion, will take place on Thursday, February 23 in Gamble Auditorium.
Wilder Hall

Tree Falls on Wilder Hall

A strong gust of wind caused a huge portion of a towering beech in front of Wilder Hall to break from the tree and topple.

Professor Fine on Mysticism and "Repair of the World"

Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor of Jewish Studies Lawrence Fine has addressed issues of mysticism and Jewish ethics in recent articles.

Ice Wall Sculpture

Environmental Designer Michael Singer to Speak

The renowned artist will present a talk titled "Creative Process: Environment, Infrastructure, and Aesthetics" March 2 at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.

Wendy Wasserstein

Playwright Wendy Wasserstein '71 Dies at Age 55

The Pulitzer prize-winning playwright, who chronicled the lives of Mount Holyoke graduates in Uncommon Women and Others, passed away January 30 in New York.

College to Pay Tribute to Wendy Wasserstein '71

On Friday, March 10, and Saturday, March 11, MHC will honor Wasserstein with a staged reading of her play Uncommon Women and Others.

Catharine Melhorn (right) leads a Vespers rehearsal in 2004. (photo by Fred LeBlanc)

MHC Vespers Ushers in Holiday Season December 4

Hammond-Douglass Professor of Music Catharine Melhorn will lead Mount Holyoke's annual Christmas Vespers at 4 and 7:30 pm in Abbey Chapel.

New Film Tarnation to Show at MHC November 21

Jonathan Caouette will present and discuss his award-winning documentary about his mother's struggle with "mental illness" at 7 pm in Gamble Auditorium.


MHC Community Mourns Music Professor's Death

Jacqueline Melnick, professor emeritus of music and cofounding director of the Musicorda Summer String Festival, died November 22 in South Hadley.

National Children's Book Conference at MHC December 10

The National Children's Books and Literacy Alliance will host a paneled conversation, "In Celebration of Books, Writing, Art, and the First Amendment."

"McCarthyism - Then and Now"

Professor Christopher Pyle compares yesterday's guilt by association with today's computerized surveillance.